SweetWater Brewing Company

BEER AVG
3.87/5
SweetWater Brewing CompanySweetWater Brewing Company
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar

195 Ottley Drive NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30324
United States

(404) 691-ALES | map
sweetwaterbrew.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
53
Ratings:
16,871
Reviews:
4,215
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Ratings:
145
Reviews:
20
Avg:
4.02
pDev:
3.23%
 
 
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Ratings: 145 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of thatche2
3.82/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

I've been here several times over the past years. The brewery has grown so much I need to base my review on the most recent couple of visits. Lively, relatively young crowds are characteristic. Live music is frequent. There's plenty of space, especially if the weather is good or the upstairs bar is open. Excellent tours of their impressive facility. Always a good mix of beers on tap (with an excellent selection at one of their special events) served by friendly and knowledgeable personnel.

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Photo of 86sportster883
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

This is a must stop for any beer enthusiast visiting Atlanta. While there are a lot of good beer destinations in ATL, this place is the real deal. Authentic southern craft brewer from 97 that continues to pump out good beer and increase its distribution. Maybe ATL was late to the craft brew scene, but SWB was there at the start (at least for GA). Great vibe, great people, and good to excellent beers (try their IPA). I only gave a lower score on the selection because what they were serving was limited to what's commercially viable, vs. having a selection of one offs at the brewery itself. That said, they did have a the Hash Session IPA on cask, which was great, although served a little colder than expected.

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Photo of Hogbrew02
3.97/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of ctufano
4.65/5  rDev +15.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

They have most of their traditional store available beers for pour. They will sometimes have a few of the lesser available. You get a glass + some drink tickets for 10 bucks. Tours are good. Several tasting rooms (outside patio, original building two bars, new construction up stairs two bars). Upstairs bars have large windows overlooking shop floor. Enjoy going when I'm back in town. Wish the hours werent so shitty now though.

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Photo of J_Monroe
4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of caleblewis94
4.45/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 3

Photo of Gsmith3310
3.55/5  rDev -11.7%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 5 | selection: 3

Photo of davidanastas
3.77/5  rDev -6.2%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of bostonbeans
4.07/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of AllDayIPA23
4.41/5  rDev +9.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of VinceMig
3.66/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ummswimmin
4.03/5  rDev +0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of johnyb
3.82/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of MISTER_CASH
4.57/5  rDev +13.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

SweetWater is a great spot. The tour is short and sweet, but the Beer is sweeter. Ample pours with the tour and 4 or 5 beer's it give a great tasting.

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Photo of jmikepool
4.72/5  rDev +17.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

So glad I found this brewery

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Photo of politm
4.24/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

nice little tour, but focus is on tasting

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Photo of Iamjeff6
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

Photo of southsidejoe8089
4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4

Photo of kjmass
4.51/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25

Photo of kmoen
3.91/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of ColSanders123
4.21/5  rDev +4.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of chuckcurrin
4.06/5  rDev +1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Genie
3.86/5  rDev -4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Dil_thebeerdrinking_do
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

SweetWater Brewing Company in Atlanta, GA
3.87 out of 5 based on 16,871 ratings.
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